Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Portrait Quilts (Episode #1805H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Today's quilt artists use applique to create compelling portraits. Textile artist Esterita Austin designs beautiful portraits with fabric and paints. Art quilter Vivika DeNegre incorporates her love of friends and family into her portrait quilts. Susan Brubaker Knapp has some tips for adjusting tension on your machine.

The Embellished Stitch (Episode #1804H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

In the hands of the artist, the simple stitch creates bold designs. Long arm quilter Nancy Wick combines fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski turns a simple sketch into colorful, textured embroidery. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to create even machine stitches.

What Color Is Your Garden? (Episode #1803H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bright colors create excitement and make an impression that lingers. Improvisational quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe creates dynamic floral designs as she shows how to piece Y-Seams. Fiber artist Lea McComas evaluates and chooses colors based on value.

Accessorize (Episode #1802H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Artful accessories make a bold fashion statement. Long-arm quilter Renae Haddadin makes her statement with a trendy quilted bag. Surface designer Melissa Averinos works in 3-D to create a charming yo-yo brooch and other accessories.

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